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Arafat Reza Jaan joined the Centre for Peace and Justice (CPJ), Brac University in January 2022 as a Research Associate. His responsibilities include, but are not limited to, conducting research on various topics, assisting in the writing and editing of articles and book chapters, and providing input on projects related to his area of expertise.

Arafat is an LL.B. graduate from BPP University, UK. Prior to joining CPJ, Arafat worked as a Research Associate for a number of well-known organisations and individuals. He also worked as a journalist, publishing over 500 articles on national and international platforms concerning contemporary social, legal, and economic issues. He has also contributed significantly to the writing and editing of a book titled ADR: Access to Justice and Dispute Settlement in the New Normal Legal Order.

Provided below is a non-exhaustive list of published articles authored/co-authored by Mr. Reza

The Diplomat

  1. The Past, Present, and Future of Legal Empowerment in Bangladesh
  2. How Should Bangladesh Handle Myanmar’s Fleeing Soldiers?

Border Criminologies, University of Oxford

  1. A Bleak Future Awaits, But There’s Still Hope!

South Asia Blog, London School of Economics and Political Science

  1. What makes access to Justice elusive in Bangladesh?

360info, Monash University

  1. How patriarchal mindset prevents women in peace efforts

RLI Blog on Refugee Law and Forced Migration, University of London

  1. Education for Refugees: A legal right on paper, but a distant dream in reality
  2. Rohingya Repatriation: The booklet diplomacy

Arafat Reza Jaan

Research Associate


Centre for Peace and Justice